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Agape

Agape Gender Equality

A gape of Hope works to empower female youth by improving access to skills development and promoting community sensitization about adolescent reproductive health and human rights in Kasese District...

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LADA Env

LADA Env

LADA seeks to empower and support members of disadvantaged communities by promoting greater human rights awareness and sanitation and hygiene development in remote regions of western Uganda. Established in Rukungiri in 2003, LADA began with only two staff members. They are now working in six districts, employ more than 70 staff, and reach more than 86,000 beneficiaries.

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Kathod

Kadoth Health

Annette has more than 23 years of experience working as a community midwife in Rukungiri District. After witnessing first-hand many of the challenges to access and delivery of compassionate health care in rural Uganda, she founded Kadoth Reproductive Health and Child Initiative in 2010 to serve the needs of pregnant women, the elderly, and orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs).

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Peerlink

Peerlink Youth Dev

P eerLink began in 2003 as an educational exchange program between two schools, one in urban Kampala and one in rural Rukungiri District which is roughly 400 kilometers away from Uganda’s busy capital. Secondary school students from the city were transported to the countryside where PeerLink staff facilitated student-led discussions about HIV transmission and prevention.

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Peerlink

Bio Gardens IK

Bio Gardens IK-DEC (Indigenous Knowledge Development Centre) is a local non-govern- mental organization based in Kasese. It was founded in 2004 with the mission of support- ing and promoting the use of indigenous knowledge (positive cultural values) in health, agricultural production, conservation and protection of the Rwenzori Mountains ecosys- tems, for a better livelihood and social cohesion in the community.

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Peerlink

Community Hope Development Foundation

Community Hope Development Foundation (CHDF)’s mission is to contribute towards rais- ing the living standards of rural communities. Located on the outer edge of the Kasese Municipality, CHDF focuses mostly on the challenges facing rural communities.

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Peerlink

Give a Goat

Give a Goat - Africa was founded after a needs assessment conducted by two Germans and a Ugandan in two villages of Kisinga sub-county in Kasese district revealed that the area was suffering greatly from poverty.

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Peerlink

Nyarushanje Women’s Development Associatio

Nyarushanje Women’s Development Association (NWODA) is a community-based organi- zation founded on the mission of uplifting the standard of living in their operating areas through education and compassion.

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Peerlink

Rwenzori Rural Health Services

Founded in 2005, Rwenzori Rural Health Services (RRHS) recognized that within Kabugha- bugah village and surrounding areas, it was difficult for the community members to access timely and safe healthcare.

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Peerlink

Youth Partnership Uganda

Youth Partnership Uganda (YPU) is a youth empowerment organization focused primarily on girl child rights and protection. YPU advocates for girl child education, by sensitizing families on the importance of enrolling and keeping girls in school, as well as advocating for school drop-outs to return to school, which is rare in Uganda.

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